Will Allstate be held accountable for breach of contract?

A  flood that occurred on Christmas 2015 in another state reportedly caused a married couple to sustain substantial losses. The filed a claim with Allstate Insurance Company. The man and woman were upset to learn their claim had been denied and are now suing Allstate for breach of contract. Many Louisiana insurance clients may relate to […]

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Racer Danica Patrick’s sponsor accused of breach of contract

NASCAR fans in Louisiana and worldwide enjoy following the racing escapades of superstar driver, Danica Patrick. Some of those fans might also be following a current legal battle between one of Patrick’s sponsors, Nature’s Bakery, and Stewart-Haas Racing. The latter claims the former has committed a material breach of contract.   Nature’s Bakery sponsored Patrick […]

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Breach of contract issues settled for Mark Wahlberg movie

On behalf of Koch & Schmidt posted in Business Torts on Tuesday, October 18, 2016. Many issues can arise during the making of a major Hollywood motion picture (or any business venture in Louisiana, for that matter) that may cause delays or impediments to completion. One recent film starring Mark Wahlberg, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Russel Crowe has been the […]

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Protecting the bottom line when a breach of contract has occurred

On behalf of Koch & Schmidt posted in Business Torts on Friday, September 16, 2016. Contracts are often integral to the daily function, productivity and profitability of Louisiana companies. There are many types of signed agreements, which can be customized to meet the needs and goals of a particular business situation. Valid contracts serve as necessary, worthwhile tools; however, […]

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School superintendent files federal breach of contract claim

On behalf of Koch & Schmidt posted in Business Torts on Friday, September 9, 2016. It is not uncommon for members of faculty in Louisiana schools and those across the nation to face challenges regarding their contracts. In recent times, various school districts in the nation have threatened strikes in order to protest alleged unfair treatment in negotiations. One […]

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What to do when unfair competition causes financial loss

On behalf of Koch & Schmidt posted in Business Torts on Monday, August 15, 2016. Most Louisiana business owners understand that in order to succeed they must compete with others who offer similar products or services in the marketplace. However, when unfair competition causes financial loss to a company, those suffering adverse effects may wonder what they can do […]

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Radio star Glenn Beck files breach of contract claim

On behalf of Koch & Schmidt posted in Business Torts on Friday, August 5, 2016. An apparently contentious battle has arisen outside Louisiana between radio show host Glenn Beck and the former CEO of his network. The well-known conservative talk show icon has reportedly filed a breach of contract claim against the man who is no longer associated with his company. […]

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Promotion company accused of tortious interference

On behalf of Koch & Schmidt posted in Business Torts on Thursday, June 9, 2016. Entertainers and sports athletes in Louisiana and beyond are often under contract regarding performances, public appearances and/or salary, among other things. Often, a manager is negotiating on their behalves. When contract disputes arise, things can get complicated rather quickly. A recent incident involves one […]

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Bill seeks to address industry concerns over “Right to Try” law

On behalf of Koch & Schmidt posted in Business Torts on Monday, April 18, 2016. Manufacturers of experimental medicines would receive additional legal protection under a bill currently under consideration in the Louisiana House of Representatives.  The bill is a modification of the “Right to Try” law passed last year, which allows patients to have access to medication which have not […]

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